• Short Summary

    TWO MEN ACCUSED OF TAKING PART IN THE THEFT OF ONE MILLION MARKS (WEST GERMAN) IN CURRENCY FROM FRANKFURT AIRPORT LAST SEPTEMBER, RE-ENACTED THE ROBBERY TODAY.

  • Description

    TWO MEN ACCUSED OF TAKING PART IN THE THEFT OF ONE MILLION MARKS (WEST GERMAN) IN CURRENCY FROM FRANKFURT AIRPORT LAST SEPTEMBER, RE-ENACTED THE ROBBERY TODAY. THEY SHOWED WEST GERMAN POLICE, INVESTIGATING THE ROBBERY, EXACTLY HOW THEY HAD CARRIED IT OUT.

    LAST SEPTEMBER 13, CURRENCY WORTH ONE MILLION MARKS BEING SHIPPED ON A YUGOSLAVIA AIRPLANE WAS STOLEN AT RHEIN-MAIN AIRPORT, FRANKFURT. LATER, WEST GERMAN POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN -- BERND FOERSTER, 24, AN EMPLOYEE OF THE LUFTHANSA AIRLINE, AND A BUNDESWERR SOLDIER, KARL GERSTER, AGED 22.

    TODAY, BOTH MEN TOOK PART IN A RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ROBBERY. THEY DEMONSTRATED HOW GOERSTER COLLECTED THE BAG OF MONEY FROM THE AIRLINER AND LEFT IT IN A CAR WHILE HE CLEARED THE SHIPMENT THROUGH CUSTOMS. GERSTER THEN GOT IN THE CAR, DROVE IT FROM THE AIRPORT, CHANGED THE NUMBER PLATES, AND DROVE TO A HIDEOUT IN WOOD NEAR THE AIRPORT. THERE, THE MONEY WAS HIDDEN.

    POLICE HAVE SINCE RECOVERED THE MONEY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7526SV3CTRP34CF5QIOQSCK60
    Media URN:
    VLVA7526SV3CTRP34CF5QIOQSCK60
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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